Mar 12, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings (3) drives to the basket against New Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries (43) during the first half at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE
In a game between two injury-depleted rosters looking to get closer to a playoff spot, the Bucks outlasted the Nets 105-99 at the Prudential Center on Monday. The Nets got a career night from Kris Humphries, but gave up 58 points in the second half to fall to 4-15 at home this season.
Humphries led the Nets to a hot start, and they led by as many as 12 in the second quarter. The were up nine late in the third, but the Bucks ended the period on a 9-0 run. Milwaukee took the lead early in the fourth and never looked back.
Both teams shot well from the field, but the Nets were just 4-for-17 from 3-point range. Humphries scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 18 rebounds.
Jordan Farmar and Anthony Morrow added 17 points apiece, with Farmar adding seven assists.Gerald Green started fast, but had only two points in the second half, finishing with 11. Brandon Jennings led all scorers with 34 points. Mikhail Prokhorov's No. 2, Dmitry Razumov, took in the game with his family.
- Boxscore - NBA.com
- Bucks vs. Nets: First half (Video) - NBA.com
- Jennings has 34 points to lead Bucks past Nets - Tom Canavan - AP
- Nets waste Humphries' night by falling to Bucks - Colin Stephenson - Star-Ledger
- Nets' Kris Humphries might waive no-trade clause for right team - Colin Stephenson - Star-Ledger
Bucks shoot down Deron-less Nets - Tim Bontemps - New York Post
- Williams sits as Nets fall to Bucks despite efforts of Humphries - Stefan Bondy - New York Daily News
- Nets fall to Bucks, despite Kris Humphries' 31 - Andy Vasquez - The Record
- Net notes: Bridge to cross for Kris Humphries? - Andy Vasquez - The Record
- Deron Williams on Bruce Weber firing - Andy Vasquez - The Record
- Rapid Reaction: Bucks 105, Nets 99 - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York
- Humphries' career night goes to waste - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York
- Nets and the playoffs? Really? Seriously? - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York
- Post Game Plus (Video) - Chris Shearn - YES Network
- From the Booth (Video) - Ryan Ruocco & Mike Fratello - YES Network
Avery Johnson Press Conference (Video) - YES Network
MarShon Brooks Interview (Video) - Jessica Taff - YES Network
- Jennings scores 34 as Bucks rally past Nets - Charles F. Gardner - Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
- Trade talk unsettling for Jennings - Charles F. Gardner - Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel